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Featured: Black Interest

A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)

Veteran authors Everett and Kincaid present an uproarious send-up of one of America’s most controversial American icons.

Dog War

The highly anticipated new novel and debut US publication from the legendary Jamaican author of The Lunatic and The Duppy.

The Plot Against Hip Hop

A bad-ass noir novel set in hip hop culture, by best-selling and critically-acclaimed author Nelson George.

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Upcoming Events

Pete Hamill — NYU School of Journalism, New York, NY

2/26/18, 6:00pm

FACT & FICTION: To celebrate the 50th anniversary edition of his debut novel A Killing for Christ, author Pete Hamill will appear in conversation with National Book Award winner James McBride—both Distinguished Writers in Residence at NYU School of Journalism. Please RSVP here!

Etan Thomas — Syracuse University, Ithaca, NY

2/26/18, 7:00pm

Etan Thomas will present We Matter: Athletes and Activism as part of the Tanner Lecture Series in the Hendricks Chapel at Syracuse University.

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